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Record Player Stand - Turntable Furniture, Cabinets, Consoles (2018 Best)

If you are a seasoned collector or just getting started, chances are you need a piece of furniture to display your collection and equipment. The best …

Furniture

Ruark R7 Radiogram Hi-Fi Stereo

Radiograms, a common sight some decades past, may well be the original integrated audio systems for the home and office. Combining a radio tuner and …

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Visiting VPI

Always a fun day to visit the VPI factory, in Cliffwood, New Jersey.<p>This is American made at its finest. VPI combines new and old school …

2013 TAS Editors' Choice Awards: Digital Interconnects

<b>AudioQuest Diamond</b><br>0.75m, $549; 1.5m, $695<i><br>audioquest.com</i><br>This <i>über</i>-expensive USB cable is simply revelatory in its combination of ease and refinement on …

Nine Cartridges Reviewed, Compared and File Identities Revealed!

First of all thanks to everyone who participated. More did than we initially expected. This is a learning experience for sure. Future such surveys …

Audiophile

McIntosh MS750 music server

It has a fan, it won't work without a monitor, and it contains a 750GB hard drive—for some audiophiles, that's a trifecta of reasons <i>not</i> to buy the …

Meridian Director DAC Review | Ultra High-End Audio and Home Theater Review

Since introducing the world’s first audiophile CD player in 1984, Meridian has been on a relentless mission of improving the sound of digital …

Audiophile

Pass Labs INT-30A and INT-150 Integrated Amplifier Review | Ultra High-End Audio and Home Theater Review

When choosing an amplifier, to paraphrase Hamlet, to Class A or to Class A/B, that is the question. There are ardent supporters of Class A designs, …

The Financial Times luxury lifestyle magazine How To Spend It, Financial Times, Financial Times says the McIntosh McAire "makes an immense and lovely sound for a relatively compact machine" with "a range, bass and general sonic heft" that almost blew the author's socks off. Check it out http://bit.ly/19P1X7b

Calling all apartment dwellers to SHOW OFF YOUR SYSTEM! It’s not the size of the space that matters; it’s the size of the SOUND! If you have an enviable McIntosh set-up in your apartment post a photo of it to our timeline and the one with the most “likes” by the end of August wins some McIntosh merch! Let’s see what you’ve got

Recently granted Apple patent could turn your iPhone into a whole-home remote

You can already use your iPhone to control your Netflix streaming, home security cameras and sprinkler system, but in the future, the humble …

Patents

Here’s why you’re not always getting Netflix in HD or 4K, and how to fix it

You’re home from a long day at work, you’ve just fired up your killer 4K Ultra HD TV, and you load up your favorite show. But when you press play, it …

Televisions

The best TVs under $1,000

It’s finally happened: the 4K Ultra HD revolution has left the star-studded homes of the video elite and landed in Everytown, U.S.A. Now just about …

Televisions

Sony HAP-Z1ES High Resolution Music Server Review | Ultra High-End Audio and Home Theater Review

I began my journey into computer audio in 2004 with the introduction of the Windows version of iTunes and the Apple lossless codec. I first began …

McIntosh MA7900 Integrated Amplifier

Featured Products In This Category<p>2-Channel Integrated Amplifier<p>Hybrid: tube preamp; solid state amp<br>• ​100 Watts into 8 Ohm; 160 Watts into 4 …

Sonos Playbar Soundbar Review

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again: I love Sonos. And while I’ll gladly welcome any new product from the wireless speaker company, I have to …

Sonos announces the Play:1, its most affordable wireless speaker yet

The wireless audio pioneer makes a strong play into the $199 speaker market<p>Sonos has been selling its wireless speaker system for the home for years, but generally, its products have been out of the reach of many consumers just looking for an easy way to listen to the music on their phones or …

More proof the world's best headphones are made in the US

Audeze has long been one of the Audiophiliac's favorite brands, and its new LCD-X headphones are a game changer!<p>The way I see it, high-end audio is all about the pursuit of excellence, and Audeze headphones exemplify that philosophy. Now sure, most headphone manufacturers try to make the best …

Audiophile

The 10 Best Audiophile SACDs Ever - Many Are Out Of Print

Wanna pick a fight with a hardcore audiophile? Tell him that SACD is a dead format. While competing DVD-Audio died on the vine with poor major label …

Nelson Pass Interview

Nelson Pass is one of the world's most famous audio engineers (if any audio engineer can be called famous compared to, say, Lady Gaga.) Known for his …

Receivers

A quality receiver can be a building block of any stereo system. It has the ability to tune into your favorite radio stations, switch between …

Oppo BDP-105 Blu-ray 3D Player

Performance <br>Features <br>Ergonomics <br>Value<p><b>Price</b>: $1,199 <b>At A Glance</b>: Reference audio and video processing for other components • Asynchronous USB DAC • …

Lyra Skala phono cartridge – Reviews | TONEAudio MAGAZINE

The $3200 Lyra Skala isn’t the most expensive cartridge out there, but it competes with the mightiest of contenders. This moving coil cartridge …

Luxman L-590 A II integrated amplifier – Reviews | TONEAudio MAGAZINE

We were happy to see Luxman back in high-end audio, but this new 30wpc Class-A integrated amplifier surprised us by doing “everything right.” The …

McIntosh MA7000 integrated amplifier – Reviews | TONEAudio MAGAZINE

If you’re tired a wimpy little integrated amps, the MA7000 is the answer. This massive 250wpc amp weighs nearly 100 pounds, has an amazing array of …

Building a CS3.7 Gibson Finish Speaker